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Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD

4.7 (63)
Map Pin Small San Francisco, CA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD

Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD is a Dentistry Practitioner in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Dentistry, has 20 years of experience. They graduated from Temple University - Philadelphia PA and is affiliated with Mills-peninsula Medical Center, UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights, St. Mary's Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center, CPMC Van Ness Campus, California Pacific Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Ahmc Seton Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus, California Pacific Medical Center Mission Bernal, Chinese Hospital, Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion. Dr. Chua, completed a residency at Temple University Health Scis Center. Patients rated Dr. Chua an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Chua works at Chua Family Dental Care in San Francisco, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of California and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chua's Office Locations

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    Chua Family Dental Care
    2489 Mission St Ste 12, San Francisco, CA 94110 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 282-6810
    09:00 - 17:00
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    09:00 - 17:00
    09:00 - 17:00
    09:00 - 16:00

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mills-peninsula Medical Center
  • UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights
  • St. Mary's Medical Center
  • Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center
  • CPMC Van Ness Campus
  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
  • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
  • Ahmc Seton Medical Center
  • California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus
  • California Pacific Medical Center Mission Bernal
  • Chinese Hospital
  • Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
  • UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion

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    About Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD

    • Dentistry

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Achinese, Cantonese, Chinese, Fijian, Filipino, Fukien, Mandarin, Spanish and Tagalog
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    NPI Number
    • 1538102256
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    Education & Certifications

    • Temple University Health Scis Center
    • Temple University Hospital
    Medical Education
    • Temple University - Philadelphia PA
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chua is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Chua has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Chua works at Chua Family Dental Care in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Chua’s profile.

    Dr. Chua speaks Achinese, Cantonese, Chinese, Fijian, Filipino, Fukien, Mandarin, Spanish and Tagalog.

    63 patients have reviewed Dr. Chua. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chua.

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